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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas

Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, 2020-2021 Annual Averages
Metropolitan area 2020
rate
2021
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

8.1 5.3 -2.8  

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

18.2 7.3 -10.9 1

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

17.2 9.5 -7.7 2

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

15.5 8.3 -7.2 3

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.0 5.1 -5.9 4

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

22.8 17.3 -5.5 5

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.5 6.2 -5.3 6

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 5.3 -5.2 7

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 2.5 -5.1 8

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.0 6.2 -4.8 9

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

13.6 8.9 -4.7 10

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 5.1 -4.6 11

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

11.9 7.4 -4.5 12

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 4.1 -4.4 13

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 5.4 -4.4 13

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.9 7.5 -4.4 13

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 4.3 -4.3 16

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 5.5 -4.2 17

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

10.6 6.5 -4.1 18

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.6 7.6 -4.0 19

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 3.5 -4.0 19

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 5.5 -4.0 19

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 4.7 -4.0 19

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

16.9 12.9 -4.0 19

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 5.9 -3.9 24

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 4.3 -3.9 24

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 5.5 -3.8 26

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 4.8 -3.8 26

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 3.9 -3.8 26

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.5 7.7 -3.8 26

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

10.4 6.6 -3.8 26

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 3.7 -3.8 26

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 4.1 -3.7 32

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

9.0 5.3 -3.7 32

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 4.2 -3.7 32

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 2.9 -3.7 32

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.1 6.4 -3.7 32

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 6.3 -3.7 32

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

9.5 5.8 -3.7 32

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 5.7 -3.7 32

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 4.4 -3.7 32

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 6.5 -3.7 32

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 5.3 -3.6 42

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 4.6 -3.6 42

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 5.7 -3.6 42

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 4.8 -3.6 42

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 4.2 -3.6 42

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 3.8 -3.6 42

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 5.8 -3.6 42

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.1 6.6 -3.5 49

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 6.1 -3.5 49

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 5.6 -3.5 49

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 6.0 -3.5 49

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 5.7 -3.5 49

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 3.9 -3.5 49

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 3.9 -3.5 49

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

10.5 7.0 -3.5 49

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 4.4 -3.5 49

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 4.1 -3.5 49

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 6.3 -3.5 49

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 4.2 -3.4 60

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 5.7 -3.4 60

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

6.8 3.4 -3.4 60

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 5.6 -3.4 60

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 4.9 -3.4 60

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 3.6 -3.4 60

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 5.0 -3.4 60

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 6.2 -3.3 67

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 4.0 -3.3 67

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 3.2 -3.3 67

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.5 8.2 -3.3 67

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 4.2 -3.3 67

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 6.3 -3.3 67

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 5.8 -3.3 67

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 5.4 -3.3 67

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 4.5 -3.3 67

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 7.1 -3.3 67

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 4.7 -3.3 67

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 3.0 -3.2 78

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 4.6 -3.2 78

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 3.5 -3.2 78

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 6.0 -3.2 78

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 4.0 -3.2 78

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 4.0 -3.2 78

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 4.1 -3.2 78

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 5.3 -3.2 78

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 5.3 -3.2 78

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

9.0 5.8 -3.2 78

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 6.0 -3.1 88

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 5.3 -3.1 88

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 3.4 -3.1 88

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 3.5 -3.1 88

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 3.4 -3.1 88

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 5.3 -3.1 88

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 6.0 -3.1 88

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

9.6 6.5 -3.1 88

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.0 -3.1 88

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 2.8 -3.0 97

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 4.9 -3.0 97

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.1 -3.0 97

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.0 -3.0 97

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 4.7 -3.0 97

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.0 -3.0 97

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 4.9 -3.0 97

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 6.0 -3.0 97

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 7.3 -3.0 97

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.5 8.5 -3.0 97

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 6.5 -3.0 97

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 3.9 -3.0 97

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 5.5 -3.0 97

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 6.3 -2.9 110

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 3.9 -2.9 110

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.9 10.0 -2.9 110

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.2 -2.9 110

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 5.5 -2.9 110

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.1 -2.9 110

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 4.7 -2.9 110

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 4.6 -2.9 110

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.2 -2.9 110

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 5.7 -2.9 110

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA

9.8 6.9 -2.9 110

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 6.6 -2.9 110

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 4.9 -2.9 110

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 8.3 -2.9 110

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 6.9 -2.9 110

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.6 8.7 -2.9 110

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

13.6 10.7 -2.9 110

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.3 -2.8 127

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.2 -2.8 127

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.3 -2.8 127

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 4.2 -2.8 127

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.0 -2.8 127

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.0 -2.8 127

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.2 -2.8 127

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 6.3 -2.8 127

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 6.4 -2.8 127

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 5.5 -2.8 127

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.3 -2.8 127

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 5.4 -2.8 127

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.0 -2.7 139

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 6.0 -2.7 139

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.3 -2.7 139

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.0 -2.7 139

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.0 -2.7 139

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 3.7 -2.7 139

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 3.7 -2.7 139

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 4.8 -2.7 139

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

6.1 3.4 -2.7 139

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.2 -2.7 139

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.4 -2.7 139

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 3.8 -2.7 139

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.1 -2.7 139

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.1 -2.7 139

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.1 -2.7 139

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 6.4 -2.7 139

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.4 -2.7 139

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 3.4 -2.7 139

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.1 8.4 -2.7 139

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 4.9 -2.7 139

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.0 8.3 -2.7 139

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 4.5 -2.7 139

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.1 -2.7 139

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 5.6 -2.7 139

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 5.2 -2.7 139

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 7.6 -2.7 139

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.1 -2.7 139

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 7.7 -2.7 139

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.2 -2.7 139

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.3 -2.6 168

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 4.4 -2.6 168

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.4 -2.6 168

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.4 -2.6 168

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.4 -2.6 168

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.2 -2.6 168

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 3.5 -2.6 168

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 4.9 -2.6 168

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 6.2 -2.6 168

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.1 -2.6 168

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 4.7 -2.6 168

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 7.4 -2.6 168

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 2.9 -2.6 168

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 6.4 -2.6 168

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.5 -2.6 168

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.2 -2.6 168

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.5 -2.6 168

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.4 -2.6 168

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 5.1 -2.5 186

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 6.9 -2.5 186

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.6 -2.5 186

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 6.5 -2.5 186

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 5.4 -2.5 186

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 7.3 -2.5 186

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.7 9.2 -2.5 186

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.4 -2.5 186

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.3 -2.5 186

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 2.6 -2.5 186

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 7.0 -2.5 186

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 6.5 -2.5 186

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 3.7 -2.5 186

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 3.9 -2.5 186

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 3.3 -2.5 186

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.2 -2.5 186

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 3.7 -2.5 186

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 2.9 -2.5 186

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 4.8 -2.5 186

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 5.9 -2.5 186

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.0 -2.5 186

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 5.0 -2.5 186

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.0 -2.5 186

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.3 -2.4 209

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 4.6 -2.4 209

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.1 -2.4 209

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 2.7 -2.4 209

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.3 -2.4 209

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 5.5 -2.4 209

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 2.7 -2.4 209

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.0 9.6 -2.4 209

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 5.2 -2.4 209

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.3 -2.4 209

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 5.5 -2.4 209

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 8.8 -2.4 209

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.7 9.3 -2.4 209

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.4 -2.4 209

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.2 -2.4 209

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 5.8 -2.4 209

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.1 -2.4 209

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 7.0 -2.4 209

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 8.8 -2.4 209

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.1 -2.3 228

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.3 -2.3 228

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.6 -2.3 228

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.4 -2.3 228

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.5 -2.3 228

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 7.7 -2.3 228

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.5 -2.3 228

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 3.9 -2.3 228

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.4 -2.3 228

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 6.4 -2.3 228

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 5.9 -2.3 228

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.0 -2.3 228

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.0 -2.3 228

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 5.7 -2.3 228

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.1 -2.3 228

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.2 -2.3 228

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.7 -2.3 228

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 2.8 -2.3 228

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 7.5 -2.3 228

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 4.7 -2.3 228

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.3 -2.2 248

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.2 -2.2 248

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.5 -2.2 248

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.5 -2.2 248

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 4.8 -2.2 248

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.6 -2.2 248

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 6.8 -2.2 248

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.1 -2.2 248

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 6.3 -2.2 248

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.2 -2.2 248

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.3 -2.2 248

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.4 -2.2 248

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.6 10.4 -2.2 248

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.0 -2.2 248

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 6.8 -2.2 248

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 5.7 -2.2 248

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.6 -2.1 264

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.1 -2.1 264

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 6.2 -2.1 264

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 6.2 -2.1 264

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.4 -2.1 264

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.7 -2.1 264

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.5 -2.1 264

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.7 -2.1 264

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.7 -2.1 264

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 2.9 -2.1 264

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.8 -2.1 264

St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area(1)

6.7 4.6 -2.1 264

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.2 -2.1 264

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.2 -2.1 264

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 6.7 -2.1 264

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.3 -2.0 279

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.1 -2.0 279

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.9 -2.0 279

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.9 -2.0 279

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 2.7 -2.0 279

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.5 -2.0 279

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.3 -2.0 279

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.0 -2.0 279

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.1 -2.0 279

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.4 -2.0 279

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.0 -2.0 279

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.8 -2.0 279

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.2 -2.0 279

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.6 -2.0 279

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.0 -2.0 279

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.3 -1.9 294

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.1 -1.9 294

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.1 8.2 -1.9 294

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 7.2 -1.9 294

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.8 -1.9 294

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.2 -1.9 294

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.0 -1.9 294

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.4 -1.9 294

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.6 -1.9 294

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 6.4 -1.9 294

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.1 -1.9 294

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 2.9 -1.8 305

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.8 -1.8 305

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.9 -1.8 305

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.4 -1.8 305

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 2.7 -1.8 305

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 2.6 -1.8 305

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 7.0 -1.8 305

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.4 -1.8 305

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.4 -1.8 305

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.0 -1.8 305

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.0 -1.7 315

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 9.5 -1.7 315

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

8.0 6.3 -1.7 315

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.9 -1.7 315

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.0 5.3 -1.7 315

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.0 -1.7 315

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 2.9 -1.7 315

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.2 -1.7 315

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.9 -1.7 315

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.4 -1.7 315

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.3 -1.7 315

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.0 -1.7 315

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.2 -1.7 315

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.2 -1.7 315

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.1 -1.7 315

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.1 -1.6 330

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.5 -1.6 330

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 8.0 -1.6 330

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.4 -1.6 330

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.0 -1.6 330

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.4 -1.6 330

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.6 -1.6 330

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.1 -1.6 330

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.5 -1.6 330

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.7 -1.6 330

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.3 -1.5 340

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.8 -1.5 340

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 2.9 -1.5 340

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.2 -1.5 340

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.3 -1.5 340

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.3 -1.5 340

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.9 -1.5 340

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 347

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.7 -1.4 347

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.7 -1.4 347

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.6 -1.4 347

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.6 -1.4 347

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.9 -1.4 347

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

9.1 7.7 -1.4 347

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.6 -1.3 354

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.4 -1.3 354

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.7 -1.3 354

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.6 6.3 -1.3 354

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.2 5.9 -1.3 354

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 354

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.9 -1.3 354

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.2 -1.3 354

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.3 -1.2 362

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 362

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.0 -1.2 362

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 362

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.0 -1.2 362

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.7 -1.2 362

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.5 -1.2 362

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 2.8 -1.2 362

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 362

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 362

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.5 -1.1 372

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 372

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.9 -1.1 372

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.0 -1.1 372

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 2.9 -1.1 372

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.2 -1.1 372

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.6 -1.1 372

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.5 -1.0 379

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.0 -1.0 379

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.7 -0.9 381

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 381

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 381

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 4.1 -0.8 384

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 385

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.4 -0.3 386

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 386

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.0 4.8 -0.2 388

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.9 0.1 389

Footnotes
(1) Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based.

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2022